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The Jefferson Bible, The Life and Morals of Jesus

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review by . June 21, 2010
The Jefferson Bible By Thomas Jefferson Applewood Books, undated, 103 pages ISBN: 978-1-55709-184-0   Reviewed by Israel Drazin   President Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), a deist, believed in the existence of a single deity who was uninvolved in the daily life of people. He disliked both the Hebrew Bible and the New Testament for many reasons, especially because they include unnatural, even impossible events. He felt that some, but not all, of the ethical teachings in the Bibles …
review by . March 14, 2010
Before Lyof N. Tolstoi translated the New Testament to come to know the essential Jesus, Thomas Jefferson did it before him.      Unlike Tolstoi, who, in typical Russian fasion, got the idea and ran with it, Jefferson (1743-1826) made a promise to write about the real Jesus early in life and didn't do his promise justice until near the end of his life, using Greek, Latin, French and English translations of the Bible.       It was none other than John  Adams …
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